Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. 

All students who are in a Credential or Degree Program* and expect to complete their program in Academic Year 2014-2015, are required to register for Commencement and pay the $125 Graduate Commencement and Degree Processing Fees.

This fee must be paid and registration completed whether or not you will be participating in the actual Commencement ceremony.  The fee will be billed to your GaelXpress account after you register for Commencement.

*For students completing a Degree and Credential Program simultaneously in Academic Year 2014-2015, ONLY complete one Graduate Commencement Registration Form.  You will only be billed for one fee, $125 to your GaelXpress account.

The Graduate Commencement Registration (GCR) Form must be submitted no later than Friday, March 13, 2015  to the Kalmanovitz School of Education (KSOE).  Please note, fees are no longer collected at KSOE, the fee will be billed to your GaelXpress account prior to Commencement.  Please submit the form either in person or by dropping off your form to the KSOE front desk, Filippi Academic Hall (second floor) or by sending it via U.S. mail to this address:

Saint Mary's College
Kalmanovitz School of Education - Commencement
PMB 4350
Moraga, CA  94575

Once you have given the GCR form to the KSOE Front Desk, we will run a degree audit to determine if you have registered for all the courses needed for the credential or degree.  If the audit process discovers any issues, you will be notified by your Program Coordinator so the situation can be resolved in a timely manner.   

Note: Participation in the Commencement ceremony is subject to KSOE Program Coordinator approval.  If you are not approved for participation, you will be notified by your Program Coordinator.


Official degree posting for Degree Programs only:

After the completed Graduate Commencement Registration form has been submitted, the Degree Verification Petition ProQuest Approval Form must be submitted to the Kalmanovitz School of Education (in person or via U.S. mail as noted above).  The form is submitted after all requirements have been met in order to post your degree.

Please view the Deadline Matrix for further information about dates for completing your master’s thesis/project within your term.




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